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Headword: *prosepimetrw=n
Adler number: pi,2640
Translated headword: giving over and above
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] giving more than what is allotted. "[...] always giving over and above to what was asked, with a view to his favor towards them becoming universally acknowledged."[1]
Greek Original:
*prosepimetrw=n: plei/w tou= memetrhme/nou didou/s. prosepimetrw=n a)ei\ tw=| deome/nw|, pro\s to\ para\ pa/ntwn o(mologoume/nws gi/nesqai th\n e)pi\ tou/tois xa/rin.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation.
[1] Ascribed to Polybius (fr. 210 B├╝ttner-Wobst).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: William Hutton on 19 August 2013@21:40:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 August 2013@04:01:56.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2013@05:33:06.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 24 November 2021@00:49:48.


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